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Enhance your board members’ skills with the Board Leadership Central Alberta Conference

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Your board is crucial to the success of your organization- here’s an opportunity to boost your board members’ skills to help them excel at carrying out their roles and meeting your organization’s commitments and mandates!

The Board Leadership Central Alberta Conference takes place on September 29th from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm at the Golden Circle in Red Deer. (4620 47 A Ave.)

The conference will feature valuable learning sessions, panel discussions on strategic planning tips, networking opportunities with other board members and take-aways to share at future board meetings and strategy sessions.


Keynote Speaker – Amber Mack

“What’s Your Why?”

Your “why” is the thing that inspires you, as well as those around you, to take action, engage people to join you, and make a difference!


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Full agenda for the day is as follows:

8:30 am – 9:00 – Registration

9:00 – Welcome Remarks –Trinesh Padiyachi, General Manager, Cosmos Bottle Depot

9:10 – Keynote – Amber Mack: “What’s Your Why?”

10:15 – 10:30 Break

10:30 – 11:50 Breakout Sessions:

A. Understanding Financial Statements/Risk Management – Don Oszli, Partner, Pivotal LLP

B. Roles & Responsibilities for Board Members – Milena Santoro,CMM, CMP, PIDP, CWP, Milenasantoro.com

12:00 – 1:15 – Lunch with guided facilitation

1:30 – 2:30 – Panel discussion “Cause & Effect: The Importance of Strategic Planning” Moderator –Linda Wilson; Panelists – Dr. Marc Jerry, Melina Santoro, and Anne Waddell

2:30 – Closing

 

To find more event information, and to book your spot, click here

 

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The Grand Opening is TODAY!

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A Day Filled With Hope – Years in the Making!
For years the CACAC has been walking hand-in-hand with many different partners, community members, donors, policy makers, and leaders in research and advocacy towards this moment.The Sheldon Kennedy Centre of Excellence now stands in the heart of Central Alberta, the first Centre of its kind in North America, creating space for different strategic partners to operate alongside one another in the best interest of children, youths, and families who have experienced any form of abuse.

Now, during this momentous chapter in our history, we invite you to join us for the Grand Opening of the Sheldon Kennedy Centre of Excellence. 

We’re excited to welcome you and your family to the Grand Opening of the Sheldon Kennedy Centre of Excellence today!

Today’s events are family friendly, and there’s something for everyone!

From Noon to 5:00PM the public is welcome to come and see everything the building has to offer at the SKCOE Open House! Staff from every organization from within the SKCOE will be there to answer questions. This is a great opportunity to learn about why this Centre is so important for Central Alberta.

Beginning at 7:00PM, the public is also invited to the formal program at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre, which is the building immediately North West of us across the parking lot. The formal program will have many messages and presentations from dignitaries, and you can pick up our Champions of Courage pin, which was minted for the Grand Opening only! Following the program there is a ribbon cutting ceremony.

There is a lot to celebrate, so come out and say hi!

When: Thursday, May 16

Where: Sheldon Kennedy Centre of Excellence, and Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre, Main Campus of Red Deer Polytechnic, Red Deer, AB.

12:00 PM – 5:00 PM – Open House

7:00 PM – Formal Program at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre. Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to follow.

How to get to the Sheldon Kennedy Centre of Excellence

Please note that there will also be parking available at the lot directly North of the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre.

Detailed RDP Parking Map

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